What sex is my blue leghorn??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by qwerty1234, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. qwerty1234

    qwerty1234 New Egg

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    I have a blue leghorn that is about 3 and a half weeks old and is starting to look like it might be a rooster. If it is I'll have to take it back but I was looking for some other opinions. [​IMG]
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I would say with a comb that big and red at that age, it's a rooster.
     
  3. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Big comb for the age-rooster.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the size and redness of its comb at only 3 1/2 weeks, you have a cockerel. :eek:(
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    YES. cockerel
     
  6. chickengr

    chickengr Overrun With Chickens

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    check if this chick will develop tail at 4 weeks. the comb is big but leghorns do have big combs. as I have fun with a mystery chicken that had big comb and wattles and looks like a girl (at 4 months I am still not sure) I advise you to wait. girls usually develop tail at 4 weeks (not a rule). after that both sexes have tails, so don't forget to check it at 4 weeks exactly. btw, the comb looks like it will be floppy and girls only have floppy combs. the chick is too young to be sure.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  8. BEEDiAMOND88777

    BEEDiAMOND88777 Out Of The Brooder

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    i think its a rooster.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    My Coop
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  10. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Could we see a profile picture in better light? Where did you get your chicks?
     

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